PGP in DS and ML from University of Maryland

Strengthen your decision-making skills with an Executive PGP in Data Science & ML

  • Designed for working professionals and early career aspirants 
  • Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions and mock interviews with hiring managers 
  • Access best-in-class content by industry leaders such as live sessions, cases, and projects 
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  • 20 Masterclasses by Industry Experts
  • 100 + Hours of Live Learning Sessions
  • 20 + Industry Projects

Become an Expert in Data Science and Machine Learning

Are you looking to elevate your tech skills in the cutting edge arena of Data Science and Machine Learning? Our Executive Post Graduate Programme in Data Science & Machine Learning offered by the University of Maryland is designed to enhance your decision-making skills, enabling you to identify insights, improve your ability to make predictions and make better data-driven business decisions.

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Program Highlights

  • 100+ Hours of Live Learning Sessions

  • 400+ Hours of Learning Content

  • 20+ Industry Projects

  • 20+ Case Studies and Assignments

  • 20+ Expert Coaching Sessions

  • 1:1 Career Mentorship Sessions

  • 24*7 Student Support

  • Exclusive Job Opportunities Portal

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The upGrad Advantage

Industry Mentors

Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders. 

Student Support

Get 24*7 access to student support team for handling your queries via email or callback requests. 

Expert Feedback

Personalized feedback on assignments and projects, regular live sessions by experts to clarify doubts. 

Doubt Resolution

Timely doubt resolution by industry experts, 100% verified responses to ensure quality learning. 

Career Services

Get mentored by an industry expert and receive personalized feedback for your career journey.

Job Opportunities

Gain exclusive access to upGrad's Job Opportunities portal and gain an edge in the application process.

prerequisites for PGP in DS and ML from University of Maryland

Prerequisites

The program design and curriculum assume an undergraduate education has been earned by the learner. Associate degree holders can pursue this program. Final year students are also eligible to apply. 

Who Should Attend

Mid Level IT professionals

Non-Technical Business Analysts

Software Engineers interested in DS

Industry Professionals who wish to apply analytics

Novice tech professionals with basic programming and math skills

Curriculum

Topics

  • Data Analysis in Excel 

Topics

  • Introduction to the program + Introduction to DS Landscape 
  • Python Programming Essentials I - Variables, Expressions, and Control Statements 
  • Python Programming Essentials II - Functions and Data Structures 
  • Python Libraries for Data Science - NumPy 
  • Python Libraries for Data Science - Pandas 
  • Python Assignment ( 2 Weeks) 
  • Data Analysis using SQL 
  • Practical Data Considerations: Data Cleaning and Preparation 
  • Course Project: Python 

Topics

  • Introduction to the program + Introduction to DS Landscape 
  • Python Programming Essentials I - Variables, Expressions, and Control Statements 
  • Python Programming Essentials II - Functions and Data Structures 
  • Python Libraries for Data Science - NumPy 
  • Python Libraries for Data Science - Pandas 
  • Python Assignment (2 Weeks) 
  • Data Analysis using SQL 
  • Practical Data Considerations: Data Cleaning and Preparation 
  • Course Project: Python 

Topics

  • Linear Regression in an Inferential Setting 
  • Linear Regression in a Predictive Setting 
  • Introduction to Classification: Logistic Regression 
  • Classification: Performance Measures 
  • Decision Tree Models 
  • Model Selection & Practical Consideration around Modelling + KNN 
  • Assignment 
  • Unsupervised Learning: Clustering 
  • Capstone 1 

Topics

  • Ensemble Models: Random Forest & Boosting 
  • Association Rules 
  • Introduction to Deep Learning 
  • Optimization of Neural Networks 
  • Convolutional Neural Networks 
  • RNN - I 
  • RNN - II 
  • NN Assignment 
  • AI & Business Strategy 
  • Ethics and Governance of AI 

Topics

  • Introduction to Natural Language Processing 
  • Modelling on Text data 
  • Deep Learning for NLP - I 
  • Deep Learning for NLP - II 
  • Assignment 
  • Deep Learning Applications in Computer Vision 
  • Time Series Modeling - I 
  • Time Series Modeling – II 

Reviews

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Asha Dixit IT Analyst
5

Highly engaging Azure data engineering program, it made it easy to get certified! The course material is easy to follow, and the labs offer valuable hands-on experience. 

Attended Azure Data Engineer Master's Program workshop in June 2023

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Luca Rossi Key Account Manager
5

Thorough and well-structured Azure data engineering training. It's perfect for beginners as well as for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their cloud data skills. Thank You KnowledgeHut. 

Attended Azure Data Engineer Master's Program workshop in June 2023

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Matthew Chen Product Manager
4

I highly recommend KnowledgeHut's Agile Master's Program. The career advancement opportunities are remarkable, and the earning potential is attractive. The program's emphasis on practical skills improved my job performance and increased my professional recognition. A worthwhile investment!

Attended Agile Masters Certification Program workshop in June 2023

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Robert Brown Business Analyst
4

Impressive program for Azure data engineering. Covers essential concepts with practical examples, equipping learners with valuable skills for the industry. Loved the assignments and projects. 

Attended Azure Data Engineer Master's Program workshop in June 2023

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Olivia Martin Security Architect
4

Enrolling in the CISSP certification course was one of the best decisions I've made for my cybersecurity career. The course materials were well-structured and covered all the essential domains in-depth. The instructors were patient and supportive. The practical experiences gained through the case studies and capstone projects were instrumental in enhancing my problem-solving skills. With the comprehensive support provided, I felt confident and well-prepared for the CISSP exam. 

Attended CISSP® workshop in May 2023

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Rosabelle Artuso .NET Developer
5

The course which I took from Knowledgehut was very useful and helped me to achieve my goal. The course was designed with advanced concepts and the tasks during the course given by the trainer helped me to step up in my career. I loved the way the technical and sales team handled everything. The course I took is worth the money.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in August 2020

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Raina Moura Network Administrator.
5

I would like to extend my appreciation for the support given throughout the training. My special thanks to the trainer for his dedication, and leading us through a difficult topic. KnowledgeHut is a great place to learn the skills that are coveted in the industry.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in January 2020

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Godart Gomes casseres Junior Software Engineer
5

Knowledgehut is known for the best training. I came to know about Knowledgehut through one of my friends. I liked the way they have framed the entire course. During the course, I worked on many projects and learned many things which will help me to enhance my career. The hands-on sessions helped us understand the concepts thoroughly. Thanks to Knowledgehut.

Attended Agile and Scrum workshop in January 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Course FAQs

The Program is an engaging yet rigorous 12 months online program designed specifically for managers and working professionals to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate their careers. The certification is awarded by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

The Program is an engaging yet rigorous 12 months online program designed specifically for managers and working professionals to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate their careers. The certification is awarded by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

At least 12-15 hours per week of time commitment is expected to be able to graduate from the program. 

Peer-to-peer discussion forum where you can post your queries and your peers/faculty/teaching assistants answer your queries within a day. Regular Q&A sessions with faculty to get clarification on conceptual doubts. 

Job opportunities like Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Analyst, Management Analyst/Consultant, Market Researcher, Operations Research Analysts, Independent Consultant, Business Analyst, Predictive Modeling Analyst/Consultant, Business Intelligence and Analytics Manager, Strategy Consultant, Risk Analyst are possible career prospects for you post completion of this program. 

If you like finding meaningful insights from data and if you get excited by the prospect of taking informed business decisions through analysis and have an analytical bend of mind, then this program is meant for you. As long as you are able to clear the selection test this program is meant for you. 

Absolutely! data and business analytics is becoming a necessity for all industries and is no longer a choice. Hence, there is a critical demand for quality data professionals and because the supply is constrained, this is one of the most lucrative career options across industries.